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Popular Music: The Podcast

May 20, 2019

No episode description needed. Carly's "Dedicated" is finally here. We love it. You know the drill.


No guilt. Only pleasure. Popular Music is a pop music podcast hosted by Omar Najam and Analise Nelson. New episodes every Monday.


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May 13, 2019

Quite possibly the thirstiest song that the Millennial generation encountered as teens, “Take It Off” by The Donnas is iconic. Omar and Analise were BOTH obsessed in their own ways and talk about what the song meant to them as baby teens back in 2002 and discuss why people need to pay more attention to this...

May 6, 2019

Genre-defying and catchy AF, Omar and Analise talk about *arguably* one of the most defining (if not THE most defining) songs of 2019 so far - and it all began as a Tik Tok challenge! Omar will talk about why Billboard charts are completely unfair (spoiler: it involves not letting this be categorized as a country jam)...

Apr 29, 2019

In honor of Avengers: Endgame AND Taylor’s new music coming out on the SAME DAY (coincidence?), Omar and Analise are dissecting Taylor’s “End Game” on this week’s episode of Popular Music: The Podcast! So basically it’s just Omar and Analise talking about how much they love Taylor and the MCU for 50 minutes....

Apr 22, 2019

Happy 420, Popettes! In honor of the holiday that many just celebrated, we’re delving into Afroman’s classic, “Because I Got High.” We’ll talk all about his rise to greatness - like did you know that Afroman was selling his own singles in MIDDLE SCHOOL? This guy has been a badass since day 1. Also, we do a...